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Technical Support Services

Published in: Services |

GACS provides professional aviation technical support services in the following areas:


 Inspections -

  •     Aircraft factory in-production.
  •     Aircraft delivery/re-delivery.
  •     Aircraft/Engine lease in/lease return.
  •     Airport Apron/Runway.
  •     On site borescope.

 Entry into service support -

  •     Aircraft acceptance.
  •     Line maintenance set up
  •     Start up spares, Ground support equipment and tools provisioning.

On site Representation -

  •     Aircraft/Engine/Component         Manufacturer (OEM)
  •     Aircraft/Engine MRO Supplier.

Valuation -

  •     Aircraft  (Used to buy or lease).
  •     Engine (Used to buy or lease).

Contract negotiations -

  •     Aircraft lease.
  •     Engine lease.
  •     Engine purchase.
  •     Aircraft purchase

Engine repair/refurbishment work scoping.

Invoice reconciliation -

  •     Engine repair/refurbishment against work scope.
  •     Aircraft major check against workpackage.

Engineering Services

Published in: Services |

GACS provides professional services pertaining to aviation engineering in the following areas:


Engineering Services

Aviation Regulation Services

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GACS provides professional services pertaining to legislation in the following areas:

  • Assisting the industry to interpret and comply with ICAO Annexes, National primary legislation, Regulations and Requirements and Certification, Acceptance and Registration of new and used aircraft.
  • Assisting and guiding Air Operators, Training Organisations and Maintenance Organisations establish systems approvable by their respective Authorities including the preparation of documents required for Certification and Approval.
  • Guiding organizations to sustain Approvals by conducting continuous Audits on the Organisations, Aircraft Records, Spares Stock and Procurement Procedure, etc....
  • To provide Oil Exploration Aviation support.  Our capacity to perform quality/safety audits of air operations in Kenya and the region with a view to supporting the corporates such as the oil and gas companies when choosing providers of air services for their local travel.
  • Guiding Operators to obtain and retain IOSA Certification.

Dick Kabukuru Mutothori Bio

Published in: Bio's |

Title - Aviation Consultant 

Tel - +254 722 613309

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Nationality – Kenyan

Address - P. O.  BOX 54176-00200, Nairobi.



≥   Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Avionics
≥   Airworthiness Administration
≥   Flight Safety Administration
≥   Civil Aviation Management
≥   Government Inspectors Course / Air Carrier Indoctrination Course at the FAA Academy in Oklahoma and on the job training to FAA office in Los Angeles.
≥   UK CAA course at University of  Kent at Canterbury and on the job training attachment to CAA office at Stanstead.
≥   ICAO Seminar on Safety oversight at ICAO Nairobi Office.
≥   Aircraft maintenance Management at ESAMI-Arusha, Tanzania.
≥   Aircraft Type courses including: B757 and B737 in Seattle USA Airbus A310 in Toulouse, France; Fokker-F27, F50, DC 9-30 among others.
≥   Aircraft Maintenance Engineer – Avionics - Brunnel Technical College (Bristol, U.K) 1970-73


≥  Certification of new and used aircraft coming on to the Kenya Civil Aircraft Register.
≥  Aircraft Maintenance Organisation (AMO), Air Operator Certificate (AOC), and Aircraft Training Organisation (ATO) auditing for approval purposes.
≥  Aircraft Airworthiness inspections .
≥  Recommendation and development of guidance  material for both the Authority and industry.
≥  Participation to On-job training of Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) personnel.
≥  Panellist of KCAA recruiting interviews.
≥  Was a member of the airline’s Strategy Development team representing the Technical Department.
≥  Overseeing setting and marking engineers’  examinations.
≥  Overseeing conducting oral examinations to engineering candidates for licensing purposes.
≥  A member of the team of consultants under Sofreavia of  France on the World Bank funded Flight Safety project at KCAA for three years up to January 2010.


Job Title  Date Company
 Consulting in Aviation & Flight Safety  2002-2012  Aeronautical Consultantcy Services
 Deputy Director of Civil Aviation (Technical Services) & Flight Safety Division  2000-2002  Directorate of Civil Aviation
 Assistant Director of Civil Aviation in Charge of Airworthiness Division  1995-2000  Directorate of Civil Aviation
 Chief Airworthiness Surveyor  1981-1995  Directorate of Civil Aviation
 Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Avionics  1973-1981  Kenya Airways

Naftaly Wanjohi Mwangi Bio

Published in: Bio's |

Name - Naftaly Wanjohi Mwangi
Title - Aviation Consultant 

Tel - +254 720 344095

email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   
Nationality – Kenyan

Address - P. O.  BOX 54176-00200, Nairobi.



≥   B.Sc (Electrical Engg),Upper 2nd Class Hons (1975), University of  Nairobi
≥   Engineering Internship at East African Airways (June 1975– Dec 1976)
≥   Aircraft Systems type courses at Airbus, Fokker and Boeing
≥   Manufacturer Systems courses for equipment fitted to various aircraft
≥   Various Senior Management Courses
≥   Emergency Response training (Blake)
≥   Job Evaluation course (Hay)


  Was  accountable to the Technical Director for the Engineering Development, the Engineering Planning, the Aircraft Workshops and the Inventory Planning and Control divisions of  the airline.
≥  Was responsible for Aircraft Base Maintenance and Aircraft Maintenance Planning divisions of the company.                                            
≥  Sourced for suitable Maintenance Repair Organisations to undertake out-sourced maintenance of airframes, engines, landing gears, propellers and components and negotiated suitable contracts and oversaw their execution.      
≥  Was a member and later the leader of the Airline’s aircraft Fleet Development team that determined the required fleet composition, developed aircraft specifications, requested and evaluated proposals, negotiated terms for  the purchase or lease of additional aircraft, selected optional buyer furnished equipment, developed implementation budgets and oversaw the entire aircraft manufacturing, acceptance and entry into service processes.
≥  Was a member of the airline’s Job Evaluation team representing the Technical Department.   
≥  Was a member of the airline’s Strategy Development team representing the Technical Department.     
≥  Was the Crisis Management Centre (CMC) Technical Director where I represented the department and later assumed the role of its overall Director. 
≥  Deputised for the airline’s Technical Director  whenever he was away or the office was vacant.
≥  Was a member of the Committee of Experts appointed by the Kenya Government in August 2010 to study the structure, organization, fleets composition, facilities and equipment of public air wings and come up with recommendations on how they can be reformed.



Job Title  Date   Company
 Head of Base Maintenance  2006-2008  Kenya Airways
 Head of Technical Support  1994-2006  Kenya Airways
 Manager Inventory Planning & Control  1990-1994  Kenya Airways
 Manager Engineering Development  1987-1990  Kenya Airways
 Senior Development Engineer  1980-1987  Kenya Airways
 Development Engineer  1977-1980  Kenya Airways
 Trainee Assistant Development Engineer   1976-1977  East African Airways
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